Time to get energized. Posters designed by Georges Favre, published between around 1928 and 1935.

Peugeot poster. 1928. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/GEORGES-FAVRE–DATES-UNKNOWN—PEUGEOT-1928-45-x30–inches-1?saleno=2577&lotNo=199&refNo=782672
“L’inventeur du superhétéréodyme, Radio L.L. (Lucien Levy) sort des modèles sensationnels.” ca. 1930. Lithograph. Image © galerie123.com. Fair use license.via https://www.galerie123.com/en/original-vintage-poster/36866/linventeur-du-superh%C3%A9t%C3%A9r%C3%A9odyme-radio-ll-sort-des-mod%C3%A8les-sensationnels/
“Source Parot: Declaree d’interet public.” 1930. Lithograph. Printed by Créations affiches Gaillard, Paris / Amiens.
Published on the occasion of Source Parot’s 1930 publicity campaign for bottles of water. Image © 2020 Copyright Plazzart S.A.S. Fair use license. via https://www.plazzart.com/en_CA/buy/post-war-modern-art/georges-favre-source-parot-1930-original-large-lithograph-poster-512803
“La Moto Peugeot: la grande marque nationale.” ca. 1928-1935. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/GEORGES-FAVRE-(DATES-UNKNOWN)–LA-MOTO-PEUGEOT-Circa-1930-46?saleno=2558&lotNo=102&refNo=776901

A set of four posters celebrating the four seasons in Italy. Created in 1950 to 1951 by graphic designers Manno Previtali and Alfredo Lalia about whom very little is known and printed in Italy by E.N.I.T. Luigi Salamone, lithographer. From an old Swann Auctions catalog.

“Winter in Italy.” 1950-1951. Italian. Travel poster. Luigi Salamone, lithographer. Image ©  Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/MANNO-PREVITALI–DATES-UNKNOWN—ALFREDO-LALIA–1907—–SEA?saleno=2558&lotNo=258&refNo=777205
“Autumn in Italy.” 1950-1951. Italian. Travel poster. Luigi Salamone, lithographer. Image ©  Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/MANNO-PREVITALI–DATES-UNKNOWN—ALFREDO-LALIA–1907—–SEA?saleno=2558&lotNo=258&refNo=777205
“Summer in Italy.” 1950-1951. Italian. Travel poster. Luigi Salamone, lithographer. Image ©  Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/MANNO-PREVITALI–DATES-UNKNOWN—ALFREDO-LALIA–1907—–SEA?saleno=2558&lotNo=258&refNo=777205
“Spring in Italy.” 1950-1951. Italian. Travel poster. Luigi Salamone, lithographer. Image ©  Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/MANNO-PREVITALI–DATES-UNKNOWN—ALFREDO-LALIA–1907—–SEA?saleno=2558&lotNo=258&refNo=777205

Animals in art by British born artist Eileen Mayo who moved to Australia in 1953. Living from 1906 to 1994, she worked in many artistic mediums. Studied art in London.

“Black Swans.” 1983. British/Australian. Screen print. Signed on the lower right. Collections of the Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū© Estate of the artist. Image © Christchurch Art Gallery  Te Puna o Waiwhetū. Fair use license. via https://christchurchartgallery.org.nz/exhibitions/eileen-mayo
“Cats in the Trees.’ 1931. British. Linocut. Collections of the Christchurch Art Gallery  Te Puna o Waiwhetū. © Estate of the artist. Image © Christchurch Art Gallery  Te Puna o Waiwhetū. Fair use license. via https://christchurchartgallery.org.nz/exhibitions/eileen-mayo
Travel poster featuring a kangaroo. 1957. British/Australian. Eileen Mayo, illustrator for the Australian National Travel Association. McLaren & Co. Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, publisher. © Estate of the artist and the Australian National Travel Association. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/Eileen-Mayo-(1906-1994)–AUSTRALIA-1957?saleno=2547&lotNo=34&refNo=774095
Travel poster featuring koalas. 1956. Color process lithograph, signed in image on the upper right. Eileen Mayo, illustrator for the Australian National Travel Association. McLaren & Co. Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, publisher. © Estate of the artist and the Australian National Travel Association. Image © Josef Lebovic Gallery, Kensington, New South Wales. Fair use license. via https://www.joseflebovicgallery.com/pages/books/CL189-100/eileen-mayo-british-australian-nz/koala-or-native-bear-australia

Posters from the golden age of passenger steamships. From the United States National Archives.

“Cunard Line: “Carpathia,” Slavonia”, Pannoma”, and the “Ultonia.” New York, Mediterranean, Adriatic.” 1906-1913. National Archives Identifier: 80625782  Local Identifier: 85-P-1 . Collections of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization. Image © United States National Archives. Fair use license. via https://catalog.archives.gov/search?q=:&f.parentNaId=75509884&f.level=item&sort=naIdSort%20asc
Norddeutscher Lloyd, di Brema, Vapori celerissimi.” ca. 1906-1913. National Archives Identifier: 102251868  Local Identifier: 85-P-5 .Collections of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization. Image © United States National Archives. Fair use license. via https://catalog.archives.gov/id/102251868
“Lloyd Italiano società di navigazione. sede principale in Genova and sede principale in Napoli.” Depiction of a passenger ship at sea. 1906-1913. National Archives Identifier: 102252004  Local Identifier: 85-P-12. Collections of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization. Image © United States National Archives. Fair use license. via https://catalog.archives.gov/search?q=:&f.parentNaId=75509884&f.level=item&sort=naIdSort%20asc
“La Veloce: navigazione Italiana a Vapore, Vapori celeri postali per le Americhe.” ca. 1906. National Archives Identifier: 102251899  Local Identifier: 85-P-10. Collections of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization. Image © United States National Archives. Fair use license. via https://catalog.archives.gov/id/102251899

Go on a cruise even if it is just in your dreams. Posters for Italian cruise lines from a while back, mostly from the 1930s. All of these by Giovanni Patrone who lived from 1904 to 1963 and was a painter and poster designer in Genoa.

Poster for the Nord-Amerika Express/Italia Cosulich. 1934. Italian. Poster mounted on paper. Image © Swann Galleries New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/Giovanni-Patrone-(1904-1963)–NORD–AMERIKA-EXPRESS–ITALIA-?saleno=2547&lotNo=13&refNo=774046
Andrea Doria. December, 1952. 1952. Poster. Image © italianways.com . Fair use license. via https://www.italianways.com/giovanni-patrones-italian-ocean-liners/
Saturna-Vulcania, the tourist class. Cosulich Line. Undated. Poster. Image © italianways.com . Fair use license. via https://www.italianways.com/giovanni-patrones-italian-ocean-liners/

Close your eyes and you will be in India if you daydream long enough. Travel posters from the 1930s by British commercial artist Gerald George Wynne Trevredyn (Gerald T. Tait) who lived from 1891 to 1954.

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Indian State Railways, Kashmir. 1930s. Image © Swann Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/GERALD-GEORGE-WYNNE-TREVREDYN-TAIT–1891-1954–INDIAN-STATE-?saleno=2545&lotNo=240&refNo=769101

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“See India/jute boats on the Brahmaputra.” 1930s. Image © Swann Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/LotDetails?salename=GERALD-GEORGE-WYNNE-TREVREDYN-TAIT-%281891-1954%29.-SEE-INDIA—-2524%2B%2B%2B%2B%2B%2B14%2B-%2B%2B764353&saleno=2524&lotNo=14&refNo=764353

Promotional posters from when riding a bicycle was new and exciting. French but bicycling was fun everywhere. ca. 1900. All from the website of Swann Galleries where they are part of a current auction.

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La Chaîne Simpson. 1900. French. Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, illustrator (1864-1901). Image © Swann Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/HENRI-DE-TOULOUSE-LAUTREC–1864-1901–LA-CHA-NE-SIMPSON-Ma-t?saleno=2545&lotNo=129&refNo=768510

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Cycles Buffalo. ca. 1902. French. H. Gray (Henri Boulanger) and Charles Brun, makers. Image © Swann Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/H-GRAY–HENRI-BOULANGER-1858-1924—CHARLES-BRUN–1825-1908-?saleno=2545&lotNo=131&refNo=768991

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Société la Francaise. ca. 1899. French. PAL (Jean de Paléologue, illustrator (1860-1942). Image © Swann Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/PAL–JEAN-DE-PAL-OLOGUE-1860-1942–SOCI-T–LA-FRANCAISE-Circ?saleno=2545&lotNo=130&refNo=769998

Promotional posters for events connected with the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin. Various German graphic designers. There were many very talented graphics people in Germany at that time.

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Promotional poster for a celebration in Munich that celebrated 500 years of horse racing that was held on July 26, 1936. 1936. German.Ludwig Lutz Ehrenberger, graphic designer (1878-1950). Image © Swann Auction Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/LUDWIG-LUTZ-EHRENBERGER–1878-1950–M-NCHEN–OLYMPIA—SOMME?saleno=2545&lotNo=138&refNo=770312

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Promotional poster for the 1936 Berlin Olympics depicting an athlete and the Brandenburg gate printed in the Spanish language. This poster was printed in English, too. Image © 2020 Etsy, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.etsy.com/listing/715124419/germany-1936-olympics-games-brandenburg?epik=dj0yJnU9cTVNVDB3eTdjUjVsMVZvdi10Mm9JR1ZJU1pCNmFwTUcmcD0wJm49SWE4cjhNalZxZTAzWlRoM3ZjZzN2dyZ0PUFBQUFBRjg1VjdF

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1936 Olympic games poster done for Lufthansa Airlines. 1936. German. Ludwig Hohlwein, graphic designer (1874-1949). Kunstanstalt A.G. of Munich, chromolithographers. Image © 2020 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://historical.ha.com/itm/transportation/aviation/-deutsche-lufthansa-1936-olympics-airline-advertising-poster/a/6032-47104.s

Getting out and about in a Britain that’s not too far away. Sir Herbert Alker Tripp, artist. Living from 1883 to 1854, he was an artist with a day job at Scotland Yard in London. Much of his work was commissioned by the Great Western Railway to be used in posters.

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“Newquay.” Artwork done for a Great Western Railway poster. 1945. Oil on canvas. Collections of and photo © National Railway Museum / Science & Society Picture Library. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/newquay-9566

Tripp, Herbert Alker, 1883-1954; Wales, Cader Idris and the Afon Mawddach
“Wales, Cader Idris and the Afon Mawddach.” Artwork done for a Great Western Railway poster. Undated work. Oil on canvas. Collections of and photo © National Railway Museum / Science & Society Picture Library. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/wales-cader-idris-and-the-afon-mawddach-9565

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“Cows Grazing with Church and Houses on a Hill in the Background, Somerset. Artwork done for a poster. Undated image. Oil on canvas. Collections of and photo © National Railway Museum / Science & Society Picture Library. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/cows-grazing-with-church-and-houses-on-a-hill-in-the-background-somerset-9479

Trolley cards sponsored by Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit chewing gum. American. ca. 1951. Otis Shepard, graphic designer (1894-1969). Did posters too.

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“Treat your Taste to an Exciting Change.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD–1894-1969–WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–TREAT-YOUR-TA?saleno=2538&lotNo=145&refNo=770893

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“Give your Taste a Treat.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD-(1894-1969)-WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–GIVE-YOUR-TAS?saleno=2538&lotNo=147&refNo=770892

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“Treat your Taste to an Exciting Change.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD-(1894-1969)-WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–TREAT-YOUR-TA?saleno=2538&lotNo=148&refNo=770891

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“Different! Delicious.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD-(1894-1969)-WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–DIFFERENT-DEL?saleno=2538&lotNo=149&refNo=770890

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“Enjoy an Exciting Taste Change.” ca. 1951. Printed on card. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/OTIS-SHEPARD-(1894-1969)-WRIGLEYS-JUICY-FRUIT–ENJOY-AN-EXCI?saleno=2538&lotNo=150&refNo=770895